Between Shades of Gray (Paperback)


"Few books are beautifully written, fewer still are important; this novel is both."--"The Washington Post"
A "New York Times" notable book
An International Bestseller
A Carnegie Medal Nominee
Fifteen-year-old Lina is a Lithuanian girl living an ordinary life--until Soviet officers invade her home and tear her family apart. Separated from her father and forced onto a crowded train, Lina, her mother, and her young brother make their way to a Siberian work camp, where they are forced to fight for their lives. Lina finds solace in her art, documenting these events by drawing. Risking everything, she imbeds clues in her drawings of their location and secretly passes them along, hoping her drawings will make their way to her father's prison camp. But will strength, love, and hope be enough for Lina and her family to survive?
A moving and haunting novel for readers of "The Book Thief"

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"Few books are beautifully written, fewer still are important; this novel is both."--"The Washington Post"
A "New York Times" notable book
An International Bestseller
A Carnegie Medal Nominee
Fifteen-year-old Lina is a Lithuanian girl living an ordinary life--until Soviet officers invade her home and tear her family apart. Separated from her father and forced onto a crowded train, Lina, her mother, and her young brother make their way to a Siberian work camp, where they are forced to fight for their lives. Lina finds solace in her art, documenting these events by drawing. Risking everything, she imbeds clues in her drawings of their location and secretly passes them along, hoping her drawings will make their way to her father's prison camp. But will strength, love, and hope be enough for Lina and her family to survive?
A moving and haunting novel for readers of "The Book Thief"

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Product Details

General

Imprint

Penguin USA

Country of origin

United States

Release date

April 2012

Availability

Expected to ship within 10 - 15 working days

First published

April 2012

Authors

Dimensions

210 x 140 x 25mm (L x W x T)

Format

Paperback - Trade

Pages

352

ISBN-13

978-0-14-242059-1

Barcode

9780142420591

Categories

LSN

0-14-242059-X



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